# ireland - Yesterday’s News
The scrum settled after the break, but the French pack will provide an even bigger test.
The Leinster winger, who came on as a substitute against Wales, believes France are vulnerable out wide.
# ireland - Tuesday 9 February, 2016
The 21-year-old out-half is facing a nine-month lay-off.
The ‘building blocks’ are in place and Ireland will reach for the gears this weekend.
The Limerick native’s legacy will live on for generations to come as he will forever be remembered as a shining example of great leadership, writes James Galvin.
Donnacha Ryan was in a better position than anyone to see every aspect brought to the able by Paul O’Connell.
The fly-half suffered a high ankle sprain on Sunday but could still face Scotland this weekend.
The trio are expected to train fully on Thursday, but Keith Earls remains a major doubt for Saturday’s trip to Paris.
‘You’re either going to get back to being strong and fast and powerful again or you’re not. And that makes the decision for you.’
“Where do ye snake the naggin?”.
# ireland - Monday 8 February, 2016
An extremely sore one for the brilliant Ulster back.
There was the tightest of tight calls at number eight, while we found room for five Irishmen after the draw against Wales.
# ireland - Sunday 7 February, 2016
A point dropped, but Ireland have won back-to-back titles with a defeat under their belts.
Jamie Roberts said his side were ‘kicking themselves’ after failing to close the game at 13 – 16.
Jones will star in This Lime Tree Bower later this month.
It’s the first time in Championship history that the sides have shared the spoils.
Joe Schmidt’s side get their campaign under way at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon.
Warren Gatland has had to shuffle his starting XV ahead of today’s match in Dublin.
Ireland’s new mascot.
Most back-to-back champs have not fared well when they try for a third straight Championship.
# ireland - Saturday 6 February, 2016
We took a look at the work that goes into Ireland’s pursuit of a place in Rio.
The former Wales captain opens up to The42 on deep-seated rivalries, his love of the Six Nations and how much he misses the game.
What way do you see the tournament unfolding?
# ireland - Friday 5 February, 2016
The head coach explained some of his key selection calls for Sunday’s crunch clash against Wales.
The South African-born back row is the only uncapped player in Ireland’s 23 to take on Wales.
# ireland - Thursday 4 February, 2016
The Ireland winger was delighted to finalise his loan move to Sheffield Wednesday.
What do you think the starting XV should look like.
Wales boss is expecting another physical game in Dublin on Sunday.
# ireland - Wednesday 3 February, 2016
Fine Gael are using ghost estates on their posters, but little has been done to stop it happening again
Who was to blame for these eyesores, asks Frank Armstrong, part of the Nama to Nature campaign.
Lee has struggled for form since his awful achilles injury last year.
Joe Schmidt has big selection calls of his own before the sides meet this weekend.
There are some surprises including the likes of Rob Evans.
With away fixtures to England and France in even years, it’s no surprise that odd editions dominate this list.
The Leinster back is targeting a return to his province in time for the business-end of the PRO12.
# ireland - Tuesday 2 February, 2016
Sean O’Brien will be one of the core squad members aiming to make up for the absence of one of Ireland’s best ever players.
O’Brien and Stander are cut from the same cloth, but the Tullow Tank has no desire to run at the South African.
# ireland - Monday 1 February, 2016
The Kiwi is chasing a third straight Championship with Ireland.
# ireland - Friday 29 January, 2016
It’s not yet known who tonight’s EuroMillions winner is or where they’re from.
Excellent work, everybody.